This paper was published in Volume 2 Issue 1 of LLIDS.
It delves into the concept of mythical island, Atlantis and Plato’s account of the island-continent and its city-state detailed in the
dialogues, Timaeus and Critias (360 BCE). It proposes that occidental folklore and literature are not only conferred with the
qualities of, but are also predicated on the tension between conceptions
of, utopia and heterotopia, the staticity of paradise, and the
cosmopolitanism of ideological and cultural intertextuality or